Resume

Commissions

2018-2019           Mural commission, Classic Center Theater, Athens

2018                    Gilding finishes, Atlanta

2018                    Mural commission, Hotel Bennett, Charleston  

2017-2018           Fresco and mural commissions, Alpharetta

2016-2018           Mural restorations, historic homes, Atlanta

2015                    Soccer Goal Mural, Atlanta

2015                    Antique wallpaper restorations, three residences, Atlanta

2015                    Gilding and wood finishes, Bluffton, SC

2014                    Custom finishes, Atlanta

2012                    Trompe l’oeil mural in the manner of the Urbino Studiolo, private estate, Atlanta

2012                    Geometric wall murals, private residence, Atlanta

2012                    Replication of finishes of the library in the Hotel Lambert, Paris for a Kentucky horse farm

2011                    Specialty paintings and finishes and restoration of antique panels for a French mansion, Atlanta,

2011-12               Wall paintings, Atlanta residence    `

2010                    Reconstruction of 19ththcentury ceiling murals in a landmarked home, Madison 

2009-10               Family portrait in formal gardens, Atlanta

2009                    Gilding and custom finishes, Atlanta

2008                    Restoration of mural cycles by Athos Menaboni in three historic homes, Atlanta

2008                    Historic painting from a Revolutionary War battle, Athens

2007-08               Chinoiserie mural cycle in a landmark home, Atlanta

2007                    Arabesque panels, Bishop, GA

2006                    Landscape and portrait commissions, Athens

2006                    Tapestry portrait mural, private residence, Suffolk, Va.

2005                    Trompe l’oeil domed ceiling mural, private residence, Cumming

2004-05               Landscape Garden Murals, private residence, Cumming

2004                    Trompe L’Oeil Portrait Mural, private residence, Atlanta

2004                    Bestiary Frieze, Barrow Elementary, Athens

2003                    Landscape mural, Blank Foundation, Atlanta

2003                    Murals: hanging “tapestry” paintings, private residence, Atlanta

2002                    Historical portraits: Capital City, Atlanta

2002                    Mural, portrait, and large screens: Ritz Carlton at Lake Oconee, GA

2001                    Large hanging landscapes: Cassique, Kiawah Island, S.C.

1998-99               Two historical murals: Guilford County Federal Courthouse, Greensboro, NC

Exhibitions

2012                    Belvedere Palace, Vienna, Austria , GOLD exhibition

2003                    Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta

2000                    Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego

1999                    Porter Troupe Gallery

1998                    Porter Troupe Gallery

                            Aurum Studios, Athens, GA

1997                    Porter Troupe Gallery

                            Malton Gallery, Cincinnati

                            Aurum Studios (solo show)

1996                    Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1995                    Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY

                            Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio (solo show)

1994                    K&E Gallery, New York

                            Parchman Stremmel Gallery

1993                    Jansen Perez Inc., San Antonio

1992                    Stiebel Modern, New York

                            Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis (solo show)

                            The New Van Straaten Gallery, Chicago

1989                    Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio

1988                    McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

                            Read Stremmel Gallery,

1987                    Tobia Kraa Gallery, Montclair, NJ

                            Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York

1986                    McNay Art Museum (solo show)

1985                    Artists’ Choice Museum, New York

Scene Painting (selected)

Opera

2009-2019           University of Georgia,  UGA Opera Ensemble, design and painting

1997; 1985-95     Metropolitan Opera:                                       

All new productions in the repertory including: Samson et Delilah (Richard Hudson); Andrea Chenier (Monloup); Pique Dame (Mark Thompson); Makropulos Case (Anthony Ward); Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Paul Brown); Stiffelio, Simon Boccanegra, Madama Butterfly (Michael Scott); Don Giovanni, La Traviata, Tosca (Zeffirelli); Péléas et Mélisande, Lombardi, Lucia di Lamermoor, The Ghosts of Versailles (Conklin); Die Zauberflöte (Hockney); Der Ring des Nibelungen, Die Meistersinger, Parsifal, Rusalka (Schneider-Siemssen); Elektra, Salome (Jürgen Rose); Der fliegende Holländer (Schavernoch); Le Nozze di Figaro (Ponnelle); The Voyage, Kata Kabanova (Israel); Così fan tutte, Otello, Ariadne auf Naxos (Yeargan); Un Ballo in Maschera (Faggioni); L’Elisir d’Amore (Montresor); Khovanschina (Ming Cho Lee)

All revivals and restorations including: Falstaff, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana (Zeffirelli); Der Rosenkavalier, Die Frau ohne Schatten (O’Hearn); Fidelio (Aronson)

1984, 1982           New York City Opera: Kismet (Miller); Candide (Dunham)

Honors, Awards and Residencies

2019                    Institute  of Classical Architecture and Art Shutze Awards for Restoration and                                                       Artisanship

2012                    Classic Center Atrium, Athens, public art mural competition (first alternate)

2010                    Shutze Award from the ICA, for murals at Bonar Hall, Madison, GA.

2004                    Foundation for Excellence Grant through A is for Arts, Athens Schools

1995                    Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant in Painting

1994 -95              Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome

1979                    Child Memorial Foundation Scholarship for Study in Italy

1978-79               Elizabeth T. Greenshields Grant in Painting

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